2014 Nominations Are Closed - Online Nominations will re-open January 1, 2015

2013 Honoree Chalei Mycroft receiving award

World of Children® Award provides funding and recognition to support life-changing work for children by discovering and elevating only the most effective changemakers for children worldwide.

Nominations for our 2014 Awards closed on April 1. We received hundreds of nominations from countries around the world. Thanks to your support, we will choose the next World of Children Award Honorees, which will be announced later this year. To receive a reminder email when nominations for our 2015 Awards are open, click the button below.


Nominations Resources

Follow these links to be fully prepared to nominate your hero:

Important Dates

All Nominees must be able to attend the Awards Ceremony on November 6, 2014 in order to be considered for an Award.

  • January 1, 2014 – Nominations open online
  • April 1, 2014 (at 11:59 pm PDT) – Nominations close
  • April – August 2014 – Review and investigative process
  • Mid-September 2014 – All finalists notified
  • November 6, 2014 – Annual Awards Ceremony in New York City

Awards We Give

Our Awards recognize real-life heroes working to dramatically improve the lives of children. To become a World of Children Award Honoree does not stop at receiving grant funds–our Honorees join a group of 100 other child advocates previously awarded and receive media attention to help their gold-standard programs garner greater success and support.  To learn more about our Awards, click on an image below, or read more here.

World of Children Health Award

The Health Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to children in the fields of health, medicine or the sciences. See the requirements>>

World of Children Humanitarian Award

The Humanitarian Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to children in the areas of social services, education or humanitarian services. Nominee must have created, managed or otherwise supported a sustainable program which has significantly contributed to children’s opportunities to BE SAFE, TO LEARN and TO GROW. See the requirements >>

World of Children Youth Award

The Award recognizes youth that are making extraordinary contributions to the lives of other children. See the requirements >>


How to Prepare for a Nomination

Nominate a hero like Triveni Acharya

2013 Humanitarian Honoree, Triveni Acharya, Rescue Foundation

You may want to have answers to these questions ready before you begin:

  • Which of the three World of Children Award categories best suits the work of your Nominee?
  • What tangible impact does this Nominee’s work have on children?
  • What is the source of motivation for this Nominee?
  • Why is this Nominee truly exceptional?
  • How would this Nominee use World of Children Award grant funding to improve the lives of children?
  • Nominee’s complete contact information.

What is an Honoree?

In 2013, we honored 5 child advocates with monetary awards. In this video, you can gain an understanding of the types of courageous people we honor and the sustainable, life-changing programs they operate as they share their stories of helping some of the world’s most vulnerable children. We are so grateful for the work the 2013 Honorees are doing and look forward to seeing who we honor in 2014. View past Honorees >>


Now that you are prepared we invite you to help us find the next changemaker to join the other 100 Honorees who have received our Award. Nominations for our 2014 Awards are closed, but you can sign up to receive a reminder when our 2015 Award Nominations open. Just click the button below.